|E100-6: Genesis 12: How odd of God! - Tim Bulkeley|
Genesis 12 marks the beginning of the real story of the Bible. Chapters 1-11 are a prologue both to Genesis and to the Bible as a whole. They introduced us to "characters" (not least God - singular and with a capital G) and to the central issue that the Bible addresses. In chapter 12 we are introduced to Abraham, the first of the ancestors of the people God chose. Their story will fill the rest of the Old Testament...
Keywords: bible; E100; Faith; Genesis; Sin
|E100 week 2: Genesis 12-36: Patriarchs, Matriarchs and Faith - Tim Bulkeley|
The first week's readings covered the prologue to Genesis, the second week covers the Ancestors of Faith, the Matriarchs and Patriarchs of Israel. Here we begin to see the first outlines of God's plan to restore a world warped and twisted by human sin. We also begin to discover what it means to be "people of faith". ABRAHAM - PROMISE The first vertical window from the entrance on the north side represents Abraham and promise...
Keywords: E100; bible; Faith; Genesis; Sin